Mission and Vision

In 2013, UMass Dartmouth embarked on a strategic planning process called UMassDTransform2020. With the input of faculty, staff, students, alumni and community leaders, UMass Dartmouth updated and refined its Mission and Vision. These statements articulate who we are and where we are going.

Mission Statement

UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success. The University serves as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social, and cultural transformation on a global, national, and regional scale.

Vision Statement

UMass Dartmouth will be a globally recognized premier research university committed to inclusion, access, advancement of knowledge, student success, and community engagement.